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Nigel Hutson

Nigel is a freelance journalist who is a lifelong caravanner and writes on all aspects of his hobby including travel, caravan reviews and technical articles. Together with his wife Kay, they caravan both here in the UK and on the Continent. Nigel became involved with Practical Caravan several years before retiring from the Police after serving for 30 years, mainly on Traffic and Forensic Collision Investigation. To date, Nigel has been an ever-present driving judge at the annual Tow Car Awards and also took part in Bailey Caravans Arctic Adventure. He has a passion for organ music too.

Articles From This Author


Adria Alpina 613UC Missouri 2017

1900 kg MTPLM

New for 2017, the upmarket, UK-focused Adria Alpina 613UC Missouri promises luxury touring and sharp styling, at a price – let's see if it...


Coachman Vision 630 2017

1669 kg MTPLM

Flexible for families and with a usefully large end washroom, if you need more space on your caravan holidays, don't miss our Coachman Vision...


Check out the new-for-2016 Milenco Grand Aero 3 towing mirrors, as Nigel Hutson tests an updated version of these essential caravan accessories


Adria Adora 432DT Loire 2016

1300 kg MTPLM

Don't miss our verdict on the end-washroom two-berth Adria Adora 432DT Loire, a caravan with Continental style and a well equipped English kitchen


Lunar Clubman ES 2016

1440 kg MTPLM

Spacious, smart and featuring a layout popular with couples and families, read our Lunar Clubman ES review to discover why you shouldn't discount this...


Coachman VIP 565 2016

1630 kg MTPLM

Read our 2016 Coachman VIP 565 review to see if this upmarket four-berth with fixed twin singles and an end washroom could be the...


Lunar Clubman SE 2016

1450 kg MTPLM

Light, bright and airy, the 2016 Lunar Clubman SE is a touch of class – Nigel Hutson assesses this tourer for discerning couples who...


Xplore 586 2016

1350 kg MTPLM

The impressive Xplore 586 is the wallet-friendly family caravan that feels anything but – find out how this six-berth fares in the Practical Caravan...


Lunar Quasar 574 2016

1390 kg MTPLM

Bringing a new layout to the range for 2016, the transverse island bed Lunar Quasar 574 feels anything other than entry level, and won't...


Sterling Eccles 565 2016

1479 kg MTPLM

Striking looking inside and out, is this enough to overcome the layout compromises of this well-specced, mid-range, new-for-2016 Sterling Eccles 565?


Coachman Vision 380 2016

1180 kg MTPLM

Fall for the simple charms of this compact, light, front lounge, end kitchen caravan that could be perfect for two – read our Coachman...

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